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get on up
The incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown…

 



chef
A passion re-ignited!

 

x-men: days of future past
Time travel that allows us to be in two periods simultaneously…and the sets that take us there! 

 

the amazing spider-man 2
Amazing behind-the-scenes collaboration in the making of the film THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2!

 

nebraska
Come meet Set Decorator Beauchamp Fontaine SDSA as she talks about the creation of NEBRASKA, what Director Alexander Payne describes as “a visual style as stark, plain and direct as the lives of the people in the film…”

 

lovelace
Set against the sexual revolution of the 1970s, LOVELACE unveils a dual perspective of the world's most celebrated porn star…

 

inside llewyn davis
The Coen brothers and their cohorts bring us into the emerging Greenwich Village folk music scene of the early '60s with a another fascinating tale, personal journey and visual acuity.
Come with us inside the making of INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS!

 

the great gatsby

Congratulations to Set Decorator Beverley Dunn SDSA and Production Designer/Producer Catherine Martin on their Academy Award for Outstanding Production Design for the film THE GREAT GATSBY!  Click here for more details about the making of the film.


 

films of 2013 - SDSA members
The incredible diversity and breadth of set decoration is represented in the SDSA members’ catalogue of feature films released in 2013... View a complete list of SDSA member film credits 2013 (PDF)

 

saving mr. banks
One of the wildest and most intense rides Walt Disney [Tom Hanks] ever took was his 20-year mission to convince MARY POPPINS author P.L. Travers [Emma Thompson] to allow him to bring the iconic book to life on the big screen!
 
Set Decorator Susan Benjamin SDSA takes us inside the story behind the story…and the story behind that!

 

rush
Jump into the 1970s with the legendary Formula 1 racing rivalry between charismatic English playboy James Hunt [Chris Hemsworth] and his Austrian opponent, the methodically brilliant Niki Lauda [Daniel Brühl]…
 
Read fascinating insights from Director Ron Howard and Set Decorator Michelle Day SDSA…and enjoy the ride!

 

prisoners
The sets in this taut thriller give a depth of information about the characters and reveal even more as the story chillingly progresses!

 

world war z
For a film with zombies to be believable, the sets must be ultra-realistic…for WWZ, that meant going global!

 

star trek into darkness
Behind the scenes of the mega-hit…taking us to the Starship Enterprise and to where no one has gone before!

 

lincoln
Remarkably authentic sets help director Steven Spielberg, actor Daniel Day-Lewis and an impressive cast bring Lincoln…the man and the president…and his world to life!

 

the master
Paul Thomas Anderson’s superbly crafted study of the underpinnings of an emerging movement and the conflicted people at its core…

 

films of 2012 - SDSA members
The incredible diversity and breadth of set decoration is represented in the SDSA members’ catalogue of feature films released in 2012... View a complete list of SDSA member film credits 2012 (PDF)

 

cloud atlas
The incredibly interwoven film that 3 directors, 2 set decorators, 2 production designers and their teams gave their hearts and expertise to bring to life!

 

the bourne legacy

Bourne was just the beginning! An even darker layer of intrigue is exposed…deeper, and world-wide…the Yukon, the Philippines…and in the Washington corridor…

Check out where the dangers lurk!


 

lawless
Prohibition-era Virginia is realistically brought to life in the tale of the legendary Bondurant brothers…masters of moonshine!

 

the amazing spider-man
The original tale of Peter Parker’s transformation, awakening and first love…Amazing insider info about the making of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!

 

the avengers
Mega-sets befitting of a $1 billion+megahit with super heroes of every size! Check out our insider info and insights…!

 

good deeds
Tyler Perry steps out of his comfort zone, relying on his long-time team…

 

hugo
The wondrous world of Hugo Cabret...and filmmaking pioneer Georges Méliès...via Martin Scorsese, and Academy Award winners Production Designer Dante Ferretti and Set Decorator Francesca Lo Schiavo SDSA!

 

think like a man
Hot off the set! SDSA business members HD Buttercup and Schumacher & Co. are some of the featured in the box office hit film!

 

films of 2011 - SDSA members

The incredible diversity and breadth of set decoration is represented in the SDSA members’ catalogue of feature films released in 2011...

View a complete list of SDSA member film credits 2011 (PDF)


 

the help
The challenges, friendships and life lessons from the making of THE HELP...

 

twilight: breaking dawn, part 1
"Forever is only the beginning..."
So why not begin with the romance and beauty of paradise…Edward & Bella’s honeymoon retreat on an exotic island!

 

my week with marilyn
London 1956. It was meant to be the film pairing of all time: the great British thespian Sir Laurence Olivier and the luminous American movie star Marilyn Monroe.

 

the ides of march
The unusual set decorating challenges of George Clooney’s political thriller…

 

what's your number
It’s all in the details…Boston is background to this very contemporary romantic comedy...

 

contagion
The pace mirrors the progression of the infection itself and how things spiral very quickly out of control…

 

cowboys and aliens
The extensive research involved in trying to make something fantastical as accurate as possible…

 

super 8
The super homage with a supernatural twist!

 

judy moody and the not bummer summer
Staying true to the spirit of the beloved series of books

 

the conspirator
Re-creating with Robert Redford a crucial point in the nation’s history…

 

little fockers
Meet the little Fockers in the newest of the popular film series…this time in Chicago!

 

the next three days
No pretensions, no nonsense... controlled desperation... from the creative team behind CRASH and IN THE VALLEY of ELAH

 

limitless
The possibilities are limitless…the sets help keep us on track in this fast-paced, visually exciting action-thriller! 

 

the adjustment bureau

Hot off the Set! Set Decorator Susan Bode-Tyson SDSA and Production designer Kevin Thompson offer us insight into the film's visual clues to character, and Bode-Tyson reveals her New York shopping favorites!


 

the social network

Director David Fincher turns computer programming into breathless drama in this compelling story about the founding of the facebook empire

 

films of 2010 - SDSA members
The incredible diversity and breadth of set decoration is represented in the SDSA members’ catalogue of feature films released in 2010…

View a complete list of SDSA member film credits 2010 (PDF)

 

agora
Legendary 4th century Alexandria and Hypatia, the noted scientist, philosopher & heroine vividly brought to life in a story & film relevant today

 

sex and the city 2
The sparkle is still there!

 

sherlock holmes
London at the dawn of the 20th century provides a thrilling backdrop for Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes!

 

knight and day
The globe-trotting escapades of the action-romance were mirrored in the globe-hopping exploits of the filmmakers—both at a breakneck pace!

 

the lovely bones
Creating the world of Alice Sebold's bestselling novel - as adapted by Oscar winner Peter Jackson.

 

it's complicated
Hot off the Set! Design - oriented director Nancy Meyers and Set Decorator Beth Rubino SDSA have done it again!

 

cirque du freak
German Expressionism of the 1920s and‘30s inspired the look and feeling of the world that teenager Darren Shan [Chris Massoglia] would enter—

 

inglourious basterds
World War II re-visualized Tarantino style!

 

films of 2009 - SDSA members
The incredible diversity and breadth of set decoration is represented in the SDSA members’ catalogue of feature films released in 2009…

View a complete list of SDSA member film credits 2009 (PDF)

 

milk
Barbara Munch SDSA…“I think we were all very much aware of who these people were and we all had special thoughts about them. It was important to us that they each had a completely different look—we wanted to be very careful to make sure that their personalities showed in their living environments.” Sean Penn won the Academy Award for Best Actor.
[For SETDECOR "Hot off the set" archive articles on Milk as well as other films-click here]

 

film decor archives
Past coverage of SETDECOR features behind-the-scenes coverage, interviews with decorating talent and many, many award winning sets!

APPALOOSA - CIRQUE DU FREAK - CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON [THE] - THE CAT IN THE HAT - THE DEPARTED - DEFIANCE - DOWN WITH LOVE - DOUBT- DUCHESS [THE] - FROST/NIXON - INDIANA JONES & THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL - INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS - IT'S COMPLICATED - MILK - REVOLUTIONARY ROAD - SEVEN POUNDS - SOMETHING'S GOTTA GIVE - SOULMEN- W.- IRON MAN - MR. AND MRS. SMITH - MUMMY: TOMB OF THE DRAGON EMPEROR [THE]-ALVIN & THE CHIPMUNKS - ATONEMENT - ENCHANTED- GOLDEN COMPASS [THE]- I AM LEGEND- I'M NOT THERE- KITE RUNNER [THE]- LOVE IN THE TIME OF CHOLERA- LUST, CAUTION- NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN - SHERLOCK HOLMES - SHOPGIRL - SOLARIS - STARDUST- SWEENEY TODD - THERE WILL BE BLOOD - 3:10 TO YUMA- TALK TO ME

 



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